Women in Aikido Some news from the IAF… IAF is launching its #AikidoWomen campaign to coincide with International Women’s Day month in March. To . . . Oxford Aikikai 2018 – 50yrs old!! Dojo-Cho Special Course Joint Aikikai Council 2018 Summer School Gradings Summer School retrospective It is over !!! So much going on every day and then suddenly… so quiet. So – here a link to some of the fun Introducing the new BAF ViceChairman – Russell Milton Get It Together… Thinking back to when I started practicing Aikido in Cardiff in 1990 it is a bit of a surprise to now find myself as the new . . . BAF Member Representatives Following discussions by the National Committee and at the Annual General Meeting in Chester, the BAF committee now includes 2 Member Representatives. . . . Dojo-cho course – review On Friday the 19th October at 6.45pm, despite a bit of jet-lag, Dojo-cho walked onto the mat at Leigh Sports Village near Manchester and opened the BAF . . . IAF New Year Message New Year Message from our Chairman To all Members as we begin a New Year, Firstly on behalf of the committee, our thanks to you all for your support during the last year. As another year . . . Minoru Kanetsuka Shihan It is with deep sadness I find myself writing this about our Sensei. Although Sensei has been unwell for some time it came as a shock when Mami San . . . Spring Course – a time for reflection Dear all The Spring Course in Chepstow has come and gone. For many of us it was a special one; the first one without Kanetsuka Sensei who sadly passed away . . . Course Hilight Manchester dojo hosted a two day course with Ian McClarence shihan over the weekend of 6/7 July 2019. The course was split so members of 3rd kyu and above . . . SummerSchool approaching! Four weeks to go until the BAF Summer School! Takeshi Kanazawa Shihan 7th Dan Will Be Representing Doshu And Hombu Dojo alongside BAF senior instructors. . . .